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Martin attorney: Zimmerman misled court about money
CNN ^ | April 27, 2012

Posted on 04/27/2012 3:14:16 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The attorney for Trayvon Martin's family says George Zimmerman should be back in jail because he failed to tell a judge he had $204,000 during a recent bond hearing.

"They tried to portray themselves as indigent that they did not have any money," said Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump. "We think the court should revoke his bond immediately, and he should be held accountable for misleading the court."

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Crump said Zimmerman's failure to reveal that he had the money shows that he is being dishonest.

"If his testimony at the bond hearing is any indication of what is to come, then the lying has already begun," Crump said....

(Excerpt) Read more at edition.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Conspiracy; Local News; Politics
KEYWORDS: florida; georgezimmerman; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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To: napscoordinator

There is much more information available now. Yes, Zimmerman lived in the neighborhood. And “no”, the police would not get there in time, as they had not arrived in time during repeated breakins and other incidents in the nighborhood. One of Zimmerman’s neighbor’s - a stay at home Mom with an infant - was at home, in the house, in broad daylight when her house was broken into. She locked herself in a bedroom with the baby and called the police. The police arrive too late to catch anyone. The criminals were unplugging and disconnecting the TV and other valuables while this woman trembled in fear in her own home. In this case, Zimmerman went to the woman, gave her contact information so she would have someone to call (Zimmerman’s wife) and replaced the lock for the sliding glass door (the point of entry) with something more effective. This is just one of many incidents and the police never arrived in time.

The neighborhood is a gated community for first-time home buyers, a mix of white, black and hispanic. When the economy crashed, there were foreclosures and homes being rented out to people who did not care about the neighborhood and some of whom may have been actually committing the crimes. The whole neighborhood was in an uproar - people were very frightened.

Zimmerman reacted to Trayvon because that is exactly what he and the neighbors had been seeing - young black men casing the neighborhood just prior to a break-in occuring. Zimmerman followed because in all the previous incidents the police always arrived too late and in only one incident had the police been able to recover any of the property stolen.

A black woman, a neighbor, interviewed by the press said “lets look at the elephant in the roome - it was young black men committing these crimes”.

This neighborhood had learned the hard way that you cannot expect the police to arrive in time to save you.


51 posted on 04/27/2012 6:07:49 AM PDT by Roses0508
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To: richardtavor

“If Martin managed to get his gun, he probably would have killed him, and then you would never have heard about this in the media.”

Even if there had been no gun, there’s an excellent chance GZ would have ended up dead or permanently injured. Having your head beat on concrete can do that...

You’re right about one thing though, we never would have heard about it if that had been the outcome.


52 posted on 04/27/2012 6:08:01 AM PDT by PreciousLiberty (Pray for America!!!)
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To: cuban leaf

“The riots that would follow would not be a “hoot”, however.”

We’ll see how any “riots” pan out.

I won’t shed a tear if a bunch of thugs get shot up. Most of the country won’t react the way LA did during the Rodney King debacle.


53 posted on 04/27/2012 6:10:47 AM PDT by PreciousLiberty (Pray for America!!!)
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To: napscoordinator
I don’t think that Zimmerman is innocent either. I still don’t understand this whole story.

Wow. Just wow. You decided he's not innocent but you don't understand? Do you think that is fair?

54 posted on 04/27/2012 6:11:02 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: visualops
Donated aid is for legal defense not bond or anything else.

Living expenses too.


55 posted on 04/27/2012 6:16:57 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is this person a FL lawyer?

FL has a very strict 30 day no contact rule regarding lawyers contacting people regarding civil cases.

Did this lawyer contact the martin famil? Is this person license to practice law in FL? Has the FL Bar investigated?

I he is making legal representations the he is practicing law even if it is not in the courtroom.

(during the Florida everglades airtran disaster the FL Bar issue emergency suspensions of lawyers who violated the advertising rules and went after out of state lawyers who were soliciting in violation of the 30 day no contact rule)


56 posted on 04/27/2012 6:25:45 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: napscoordinator

If you listen to the recorded phone conversation, he *did* stand down. You could hear him running, clearly enough that it’s obvious that’s WHY the operator asked him if he was pursuing. Zimmerman answered that he was. The operator then told him not to. And suddenly his breathing and footstep pace go to normal.


57 posted on 04/27/2012 6:30:15 AM PDT by dangus
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To: Echo4C
E) The point was that Martin wasn’t just walking through the neighborhood, he was walking around suspiciously - in between houses, looking around.

Given the ubiquity of survellance cams these days, I'm wondering if there  might possibly be video of exactly this. If that were to turn up, it would put a whole new spin on the 'case'.

58 posted on 04/27/2012 7:08:02 AM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: All
While the Zimmerman/Martin ‘white’ on black killing is covered 24/7 on the MSM with an outpouring of rage and charges of a racial hate crime, where is the concern- where is the rage about the home invasion, torture, beating, rape and murder of the elderly white couple by a gang of feral blacks in Oklahoma just a few weeks ago?

The 90 year old war veteran husband was beaten and his jaw broken. He was shot in the face numerous times with a BB gun and sent to the hospital in critical condition.

The 85 year old partially blind wife was RAPED and then BEATEN TO DEATH.

Can you just imagine the pain, the humiliation, the horror that dear old lady experienced being gang raped by that pack of feral animals?

(the autopsy states she was raped. Don’t think all of these animals didn’t all participate)

And can you imagine the pain, the horror of that dear old husband having to witness this?

There’s a lot more involved here than a home invasion and robbery.

WHERE ARE THE CHARGES OF A RACIAL HATE CRIME??

90 year old husband’s jaw broken and shot in face with a BB gun numerous times?

85 wife year old semi blind wife RAPED and BEATEN to death??

Why does it take a foreign press to enlighten America as to this henious crime?

WHERE IS THE NATIONAL OUTRAGE?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2117695/Brutal-home-invasion-Oklahoma-couple-ends-65-year-romance-meeting-blind-date.html

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Have they caught the rest of the gang of feral blacks who raped, tortured and murdered this elderly woman? Are they even looking? Not a word about it in the media.

59 posted on 04/27/2012 7:25:26 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: napscoordinator
If the media hadn't already decided that Zimmerman was "white," he could just as well be called black. Homer Plessy of the famous Plessy vs. Ferguson case in the 1890s was one-eighth black (part of his argument for being allowed to sit in the "white" car was that he should have been considered white). Zimmerman is at least one-eighth black and perhaps only 50% of European ancestry (but his mother could have some Spanish ancestry).

I was flipping channels and caught just the last couple of seconds of O'Mara on CNN this morning before they switched to the ineffable Crump, so I didn't hear what O'Mara had to say.

60 posted on 04/27/2012 7:32:59 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: napscoordinator
I don’t think that Zimmerman is innocent either. I still don’t understand this whole story

Tis better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt. In your case it would be type.

Run along now, your village is looking for you.

61 posted on 04/27/2012 7:36:08 AM PDT by metalurgist ( Want your country back? It'll take guns and rope. Marxists won't give up peaceably.)
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To: napscoordinator

admittedly ignorant “ post of the day “.


62 posted on 04/27/2012 7:41:11 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (Sometimes the road less traveled.... is less traveled for a reason.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Martin’s mom and dad should be arrested because if they had raised their little thug better, he would be alive today and not a thug.

Zimmerman should sue them for putting a little terror on the streets and screwing up his life.


63 posted on 04/27/2012 7:52:16 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: napscoordinator

“Why are so many people misinformed about this story?????”

Your arrogance is astounding. You get so many things wrong about in your comments then claim everyone else is wrong.


64 posted on 04/27/2012 8:41:29 AM PDT by CodeToad
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To: napscoordinator
. I KNOW for a fact that if I was told to “stand down” by the 911 operator, I would have. So what if the kid was walking through a neighborhood. The police were on their way and could have taken care of it.

He did stand down!!!!!!!!!! The media clipped the voice tape of the call. After being told "you do not have to do that" he replied okay. The media cut the "okay" from the recording.

Per Zimmerman he walked back toward his car and was attached from behind.

65 posted on 04/27/2012 8:57:36 AM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: bluerose

They can release the names of the donors?

“Lester and O’Mara both said they are concerned about releasing the names of donors to Zimmerman, who has faced threats since the case began making national headlines in March.

“My fear is they may well be targeted for reprisals or animosities or whatever,” O’Mara told reporters after the hearing.”

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/27/justice/florida-zimmerman-money/?hpt=us_c2


66 posted on 04/27/2012 9:19:44 AM PDT by bluerose (Newt Gingrich or Santorum and Col. Allen West for VP!)
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To: Echo4C
D) There’s no evidence Zimmerman continued pursuit after the call, as the altercation supposedly took place near his vehicle.

You are saying Zimmerman dragged Marin's body to where police found it? If so George is on deep doo-doo.

67 posted on 04/27/2012 10:02:42 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel - Horace Walpole)
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To: Oztrich Boy

In what world is that what I said? Try again, Boy.


68 posted on 04/27/2012 10:36:28 AM PDT by Echo4C (We have it in our power to begin the world over again. --Thomas Paine)
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To: Echo4C
B) It was not a 911 operator, it was a non-emergency line.

It was indeed the non-emergency number. Neighborhood watch patrols are advised to use the regular number, not 911.

However, the operator, Sean *The Cannon* Noffke, lists his profession as "911 Operator" for the "Seminole County Sherrifs[sic] Office" on his Myspace page. He lists his previous job, ending in 2007, as CSR for Domino's.

69 posted on 04/27/2012 10:41:27 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Echo4C

You said the altercation took place “near his vehicle”. That was not where the body was.


70 posted on 04/27/2012 10:44:40 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel - Horace Walpole)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

How is the FAMU murder case(Robert Champion) coming along? Crickets ?
Orange County medical examiners ruled Champion’s death a homicide.
One Band Director fired only NO ONE charged of crime. B,B,B,BOB crime. 4 persons beat Robert!
Didn’t Robert have his civil rights taken away by his beat down? Holder should look at this as one of OBAMA’s good sons.
Maybe Ricky Scott will send in Ms. Nifong Corey.
More Crickets!


71 posted on 04/27/2012 11:01:45 AM PDT by GOYAKLA (Recall/ Impeachment Day, November 6, 2012. FUBO, same for RINOs)
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To: Oztrich Boy

Indeed it was. “Near” is a relative term - I did not say the altercation took place “next to” the truck. With the amount of time Zimmerman spent on the phone with the dispatcher and the place in which the altercation took place, would you like to conclude that Zimmerman kept following him (in the direction of Martin’s house), or began returning to his truck when he was attacked? Right, that’s what I thought...


72 posted on 04/27/2012 11:08:29 AM PDT by Echo4C (We have it in our power to begin the world over again. --Thomas Paine)
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To: Oztrich Boy

Indeed it was. “Near” is a relative term - I did not say the altercation took place “next to” the truck. With the amount of time Zimmerman spent on the phone with the dispatcher and the place in which the altercation took place, would you like to conclude that Zimmerman kept following him (in the direction of Martin’s house), or began returning to his truck when he was attacked? Right, that’s what I thought...


73 posted on 04/27/2012 11:08:38 AM PDT by Echo4C (We have it in our power to begin the world over again. --Thomas Paine)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
It's truly amazing how much better those UK outfits are at this thing called journalism.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2135271/Trayvon-Martin-shooting-George-Zimmermans-role-support-protection-community-ravaged-burglaries-vandalism-just-shooting.html

74 posted on 04/27/2012 11:10:13 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Beach_Babe

Thank you I did not know that.


75 posted on 04/27/2012 6:59:35 PM PDT by visualops (artlife.us)
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